The Progressive Magazine: October 2012
Volume 76, Number 10
In This Issue
On the Line
Elizabeth DiNovella | Can this progressive Senator survive the onslaught from Karl Rove and company?
Lawrence Lessig | We must overturn Citizens United and let the People—not big money—choose.
Meet the 26 Billionaires Buying Our Democracy Amitabh Pal
Senator Bernie Sanders identifies the fat cats.
Tent City, USA Hank Kalet
Encampments arise all over the country in this housing crisis.
1st Person Singular
Hiding Osama bin Laden Samina Najmi
When a classmate asked my daughter if our family had helped hide Osama bin Laden, it made me reflect on being a Muslim American.
José Antonio Vargas Jeff Chang
“We are now, for the first time, in control of the story,” says the immigrant rights advocate and Pulitzer Prize winner.
Dave Zirin wonders why the Major Leagues are dropping the ball on Roberto Clemente.
Kate Clinton sees the end of science.
Poem Donald Smyth
- Give a Gift
- About Us
- Civil Liberties
CURRENT ISSUE: December 2013 / January 2014
Rick Bass | Why I’m left with no choice but to put my body on the line.
When Government Was Neighborly
Wendell Berry | Saluting a New Deal program that helped Kentucky farmers.
The Bravest Woman I Know
Kathy Kelly | How an eighty-two-year-old librarian braved Baghdad.
How to Build a New World
Naomi Klein | Why I was wrong in The Shock Doctrine—and what we must do now.